The gay marriage debate comes to Vermont -- and high school

3.24.2009

By Noah Michelson

First we brought you Portia De Rossi's hilarious apology for marrying Ellen DeGeneres, and now for something a little bit more sobering -- and heart wrenching. Below is a clip of a 17-year-old testifying in Vermont in hopes of seeing gay marriage made legal in the state. In the brief seconds during which we can keep our minds from boggling that in 2009 we still aren't afforded the same rights as our straight friends and family, we are equally as astonished (and proud) to see someone so young with such poise and conviction.

Previously > Senator Chuck Schumer endorses gay marriage

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